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Pedro's Restaurant & Cantina


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Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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Made fresh daily with sun ripened avocado, tomato, cilantro, onions and fresh lime juice.
Crispy corn tortillas filled with spiced shredded chicken and refried pinto beans served over mole rojo and topped with queso fresco, julienne radish and crema.
Baked corn tortillas smothered with refried pinto beans, jack cheese, guacamole, crema and queso cotija.
Fajita Quesadilla
Griddled flour tortilla with jack cheese, sautéed onions and bell peppers. Served with guacamole and crema.
Empanadas de Pescado
Tomato-chipotle braised white fish stuffed into crispy corn masa topped with serrano avocado salsa and crema.
Camarones Cancun
Grilled jumbo shrimp served over creamy cilantro salsita.
Sweet Corn Tamales
Fresh ground sweet corn filled with, roasted poblano chiles and cheddar cheese. Served with roasted tomatillo salsa and crema.
House made corn sopes filled with refritos, chicken machaca, shredded lettuce, crema and queso cotija.
Pedro's Sampler Platter
Mini beef chimichangas, sopes, taquitos and cheese quesadilla. Served with jalapeno cream cheese and guacamole.
Carne Asada Ensalada
Cilantro-cumin marinated skirt steak, roasted corn, tomato, black olives, sautéed mushrooms served over mixed greens lightly tossed with chipotle ranch dressing.
Mexican Caesar Ensalada
Crisp baby romaine hearts tossed in our chile-caesar dressing, topped with house made garlic croutons and queso cotija.
Tostada Especial
Refried pinto beans, chicken machaca, shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, crema, guacamole and crispy flour tortilla bowl.
Pedro's Tortilla Soup
Tender chicken, chayote, zucchini, green beans, tomato, bell peppers, potato, celery, carrot, garlic and onions swimming in a chile-lime tomato broth with red rice and topped with crispy corn tortilla strips.
Salmon Ensalada
Grilled sustainable salmon served over mixed greens gently tossed with mango vinaigrette, fresh orange segments and toasted pepitas.
Pedro's Cabo Ensalada
Crisp baby romaine and mixed greens topped with marinated grilled chicken, queso fresco, tomato, avocado, roasted corn, hardboiled egg, jicama and crispy bacon.
Fajita Ensalada
Grilled marinated chicken, onions and bell peppers topped with shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, crema, crispy corn tortilla strips and guacamole.
Carnitas Tostada
Refried pinto beans, piled high carnitas, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, queso cotija. Served over a crispy corn tortilla.
Served with your choice of refried pinto beans, black beans or olla beans and Spanish rice.
Baja Pescado Tacos
Crispy tilapia, salsa chile de arbol, guacamole, chipotle cabbage slaw, house made corn tortillas.
Pollo Tacos
Marinated grilled chicken, crema, guacamole, pico de gallo, house made corn tortillas.
Camarones Tacos
Achiote marinated shrimp, guacamole, grilled pineapple slaw, house made corn tortillas.
Asada Tacos
Marinated skirt steak, guacamole, pico de gallo, queso cotija, house made corn tortillas.
Carnitas Tacos
Traditional carnitas, serrano salsa, shredded cabbage, queso cotija, house made corn tortillas.
Aguacate Tacos
Crispy amaranth & toasted sesame crusted avocado, grilled corn pico de gallo, butter lettuce, smoked chile aioli. Served on house made corn tortillas.
Served with your choice of refried pinto beans, black beans or olla beans and Spanish rice.
Chicken Burrito
Marinated and grilled chicken breast, jack cheese, spanish rice, guacamole, pico de gallo, crema and wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.
Veggie Burrito
Seasonal marinated vegetables, cilantro rice, jack cheese, guacamole and pico de gallo wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.
Steak Burrito
Marinated and grilled skirt steak, jack cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo and refried pinto beans wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.
Chicken Chimichanga
Chicken machaca, shredded jack cheese wrapped in a crispy flour tortilla, topped with guacamole and crema.
Enchiladas de Hongos
Sautéed wild mushrooms, poblano chile, onion, queso fresco wrapped in corn tortillas and topped with salsa verde and sliced avocado.
Enchiladas Suiza
Chiltomate shredded chicken wrapped in corn tortillas, topped with authentic salsa suiza, jack cheese and crema.
Enchiladas Mole Rojo
Shredded chicken wrapped in corn tortillas, topped with mole rojo, toasted sesame seeds and crema.
Enchiladas Las Hadas
Crab meat, tender shrimp, jack cheese, onions and chiles wrapped in flour tortillas topped with salsa del mar and sliced avocado.
Enchiladas de Queso
Pedro's original cheddar, diced onions, and chopped olives wrapped inside corn tortilla topped with house made enchilada salsa roja.
Market Price
Pescado Veracruzano
Fresh fish of the day, traditional salsa Veracruzano with green olives, capers, onions, tomato and garlic. Served with cilantro rice and seasonal vegetables.
Steak de la Casa
Adobo marinated and grilled ribeye topped with caramelized onions and jalapenos, served with chipotle smashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Salmon al Guajillo
Pan roasted salmon, creamy polenta, salsa guajillo and seasonal vegetables.
Steak $19.0
Shrimp $21.0
Pedro's Sizzling Fajitas
Tender chicken, bell pepper medley and onions tossed in our special fajita sauce. Served with guacamole, crema, cheddar cheese and pico de gallo. Your choice of beans, flour or corn tortillas.
Chile Coloradito
A Pedros original with tender beef slowly simmered in our chile colorado sauce, served with Spanish rice and refried pinto beans. Your choice of flour or corn tortillas.
Steak $19.0
Shrimp $21.0
Chicken Ranchero
Chicken, bell peppers, mushrooms, jalapeno, onion and tomato simmered in our white wine ranchero sauce served with Spanish rice and refried pinto beans. Your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
Carne Asada
Marinated and grilled skirt steak, chile rajas and onions, black beans, cilantro chimichurri and flour tortilla.
Chile Verde
Another Pedro's original with slow braised pork, green chiles and onions. Served with Spanish rice and refried pinto beans. Your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
Served with choice two side: refried pinto beans, black beans, olla beans, Spanish rice, cilantro rice or grilled vegetables.
Your choice of one item.
Your choice of two items.
Your choice of three items.
Beef Tamal or chile relleno.
Carnitas, shredded beef, pescado, Victoria beef, chicken machaca, vegetables.
Carnitas, shredded beef, queso, Victoria beef, chicken machaca, hongos, vegetables.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Mexican, Southwestern
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
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All reviews brunch guacamole enchiladas chilli salmon mexican food mexican hacienda business lunch lots of parking large restaurant silicon valley the santa clara area friday night margaritas petros bay
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant has been around since the early 1980's. At that time, people were less discerning about the authenticity of Mexican food and Pedro's was a popular place, serving a lot of refried beans. Unfortunately for Pedro's, their food has remained the same but people's...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank CJAP
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with excellent dishes and very friendly personnel. Medium prices. Good location. Definitely recommend 👍

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Client-Bucharest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made our reservation a couple of weeks ahead of our business dinner, a group of almost 20 people. All went fine and we were brought to a long table. Service was quite fast and we didn't have to wait long for our starters. Really...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank oliverb7771
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleagues and I stopped by for some evening cocktails and the place was perfect. The waiter was very helpful, good happy hour specials, we enjoyed the chips and salsa. I would recommend this place, it was a very good restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mzkx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the prawn fajitas which was great. Also tried the Cadillac Margarita which was amazing. The place seems to be always crowded and done in a classical style.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BMahapatra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good traditional Mexican food. Sad that you can't order dinner int he bar area. I prefer eating in the bar

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 7 January 2019

have gone back a couple of times and still leave with the same impression-- nothing all that great food-wise but a decent location for the heart of silicon valley. I think the inconsistency in food is impacted by large gatherings, happy hour, etc. The numerous...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dapinca
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Due diligence: I’m not a fan. But even as such I must recommend The margarita pitchers and the happy hour!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank yaelol
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Been there for lunch and happy hour. Definitely recommend the happy hour, as this place becomes quite lively Good food overall and great service

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BobbyLuvs2Travel
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Nice Mexican food to try. This place is really nice with good quality good. The service is also very good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hardial_13
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Jacki B
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We have never made s reservation, and have never waited more than 5 or 6 minutes.
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